Strong livestock prices provide relief for drought-affected farmers, says NSW Farmers Association
Resilient beef and sheep prices have provided a dose of relief for many farming enterprises amidst a severe drought across most of eastern Australia.
As lambing season gets under way in Victoria, producers are reminded to ensure they are compliant with National Livestock Identification System sheep and goat requirements.
Ongoing drought in many production areas of Australia combined with unprecedented flooding in north-west Queensland in February has resulted in the largest drop in the national herd in decades, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s Cattle Industry Projections April update.
Yarrawonga’s Esdale Lincoln Stud has taken out top honours at the 32nd Annual Strong Wool Sheep and Wool Fair, awarded Supreme Champion Interbreed Exhibit.
With the Australian cattle herd at a 20-year low, this year’s beef market will be heavily influenced by seasonal conditions, with a strong upside if seasons improve, according to a new industry report.
Northern Victorian agriculture educator Leon Carter does not just want students to become good farm workers; he wants to inspire them to be community leaders.
Do you know what is laying around on your property that could be toxic to your livestock?
DNA testing will be used in the fight to save the Barmah brumbies, with supporters saying new analysis proves the horses are a unique breed.
Eye cancer, a tumour on the eyelid or eyeball, is the most common form of cancer in cattle, and in the early stages can be mis-identified as pink-eye.
Yambuna stud Redgums Red Angus has tasted success on its first trip to the Sydney Royal Easter Show, winning Champion Interbreed Bull last Monday.
The Ogden family from Wanalta has once again dug deep to support the Royal Children’s Hospital, donating 10 lambs for sale last week.
DataGene is on the lookout for dairy farmers who keep meticulous records to join Ginfo, the industry’s national reference group for genetic information.
Researchers from Western Sydney University have found a new, non-invasive way to detect pregnancy in Merino sheep through the analysis of reproductive hormones in wool.
Merino studs from across Victoria will compete for an inaugural and exclusive state title at Marnoo, east of Horsham in the state’s west, in August.
An Undera footballer is fighting for his life after an incident during a Kyabram District League reserves game against Violet Town last Saturday.
THE Echuca mother charged over her daughter’s death in 2008 has walked free from court. Tania Walker, 35, charged with child homicide of 23-month-old Angela Bannister, appeared in Bendigo Magistrates Court on Tuesday for a bail application which...
A car has hit a house on the corner of Archer St and Stanley St at about 3.15 this afternoon. The vehicle left the road and travelled through a fence before coming to a hault. Police and CFA are on scene. The Archer St entrance to Stanley St is...
TWO men have been arrested over a spate of burglaries across the Echuca region. Police arrested Anthony Firebrace, 33, on Tuesday at a Leichardt St home. Detectives also arrested an Echuca man at a Boothman St home yesterday morning. The 26-year-old...